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298. College Enrollment, by Selected Characteristics

[In thousands (13,818.6 represents 13,818,600). As of fall. Totals may differ from other tables because of adjustments to underreported and nonreported racial/ethnic data. Nonresident alien students are not distributed among racial/ethnic groups]

 
CHARACTERISTIC 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1 1997 1
 
  Total   13,818.6 14,359.0 14,487.4 14,304.8 14,278.8 14,261.8 14,367.5 14,502.3
 
Male 6,283.9 6,501.8 6,524.0 6,427.5 6,371.9 6,342.5 6,352.8 6,396.0
Female 7,534.7 7,857.1 7,963.4 7,877.4 7,906.9 7,919.2 8,014.7 8,106.3
 
Public 10,844.7 11,309.6 11,384.6 11,189.1 11,133.7 11,092.4 11,120.5 11,196.1
Private 2,973.9 3,049.4 3,102.8 3,115.7 3,145.1 3,169.4 3,247.0 3,306.2
 
Two-year 5,240.1 5,651.9 5,722.4 5,565.9 5,529.7 5,492.5 5,563.3 5,605.6
Four-year 8,578.6 8,707.1 8,765.0 8,738.9 8,749.1 8,769.3 8,804.2 8,896.8
 
Undergraduate 11,959.2 12,439.3 12,537.7 12,324.0 12,262.6 12,232.0 12,326.9 12,450.6
Graduate 1,586.2 1,639.1 1,668.7 1,688.4 1,721.5 1,732.0 1,742.3 1,753.5
First professional 273.4 280.5 280.9 292.4 294.7 297.6 298.3 298.3
 
  White 2 10,722.5 10,989.8 10,875.4 10,600.0 10,427.0 10,311.2 10,263.9 10,266.1
Male 4,861.0 4,962.2 4,884.6 4,755.0 4,650.7 4,594.1 4,552.2 4,548.8
Female 5,861.5 6,027.6 5,990.8 5,845.1 5,776.3 5,717.2 5,711.7 5,717.4
 
Public 8,385.4 8,622.2 8,492.8 8,226.6 8,056.3 7,945.4 7,871.9 7,857.8
Private 2,337.0 2,367.5 2,382.6 2,373.4 2,370.6 2,365.9 2,392.0 2,408.3
 
Two-year 3,954.3 4,198.8 4,131.2 3,960.6 3,861.7 3,794.0 3,780.8 3,770.0
Four-year 6,768.1 6,791.0 6,744.3 6,639.5 6,565.3 6,517.2 6,483.1 6,496.1
 
Undergraduate 9,272.6 9,507.7 9,387.6 9,100.4 8,916.0 8,805.6 8,769.5 8,783.9
Graduate 1,228.4 1,258.0 1,267.2 1,273.8 1,286.8 1,282.3 1,272.6 1,261.8
First professional 221.5 224.0 220.6 225.9 224.2 223.3 221.7 220.4
 
  Black 2 1,247.0 1,335.4 1,392.9 1,412.8 1,448.6 1,473.7 1,505.6 1,551.0
Male 484.7 517.0 536.9 543.7 549.7 555.9 564.1 579.8
Female 762.3 818.4 856.0 869.1 898.9 917.8 941.4 971.3
 
Public 976.4 1,053.4 1,100.5 1,114.3 1,144.6 1,160.6 1,177.4 1,205.3
Private 270.6 281.9 292.3 298.5 304.1 313.0 328.1 345.8
 
Two-year 524.3 577.6 601.6 599.0 615.0 621.5 636.0 654.6
Four-year 722.8 757.7 791.2 813.7 833.6 852.2 869.6 896.4
 
Undergraduate 1,147.2 1,229.3 1,280.6 1,290.4 1,317.3 1,333.6 1,358.6 1,398.1
Graduate 83.9 88.9 94.1 102.2 110.6 118.6 125.5 131.6
First professional 15.9 17.2 18.2 20.2 20.7 21.4 21.5 21.4
 
  Hispanic 782.4 866.6 955.0 988.8 1,045.6 1,093.8 1,166.1 1,218.5
Male 353.9 390.5 427.7 441.2 464.0 480.2 506.6 525.8
Female 428.5 476.0 527.3 547.6 581.6 613.7 659.5 692.7
 
Public 671.4 742.1 822.3 851.3 898.7 937.1 990.7 1,031.6
Private 111.0 124.5 132.7 137.5 146.8 156.8 175.4 186.9
 
Two-year 424.2 483.7 545.0 556.8 582.9 608.4 657.3 688.5
Four-year 358.2 382.9 409.9 432.0 462.7 485.5 508.8 530.0
 
Undergraduate 724.6 804.2 887.8 918.1 968.3 1,012.0 1,079.4 1,125.9
Graduate 47.2 50.9 55.3 57.9 63.9 68.0 72.8 78.7
First professional 10.7 11.4 12.0 12.8 13.4 13.8 13.9 13.9
 
  American Indian 2 102.8 113.7 119.3 121.7 127.4 131.3 137.6 142.5
Male 43.1 47.6 50.2 51.2 53.0 54.8 57.2 59.0
Female 59.7 66.1 69.1 70.5 74.4 76.5 80.4 83.4
 
Public 90.4 100.2 103.3 106.4 110.7 113.8 118.8 123.6
Private 12.4 13.6 15.9 15.3 16.6 17.5 18.8 18.8
 
Two-year 54.9 62.6 64.4 63.2 66.2 65.6 70.2 71.0
Four-year 47.9 51.2 54.9 58.5 61.2 65.7 67.3 71.5
 
Undergraduate 95.5 105.8 110.9 112.7 117.4 120.7 126.5 130.8
Graduate 6.2 6.6 7.0 7.3 8.1 8.5 8.9 9.4
First professional 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.3
 
  Asian 2 572.4 637.2 697.0 724.4 774.3 797.4 828.2 859.2
Male 294.9 325.1 351.5 363.1 385.0 393.3 405.5 417.7
Female 277.5 312.0 345.6 361.3 389.3 404.1 422.6 441.5
 
Public 461.0 516.3 565.9 586.3 622.1 638.0 657.9 680.4
Private 111.5 120.9 131.1 138.2 152.2 159.4 170.3 178.8
 
Two-year 215.2 255.7 289.5 295.0 312.5 314.9 327.0 340.7
Four-year 357.2 381.5 407.5 429.4 461.8 482.4 501.1 518.5
 
Undergraduate 500.5 558.7 613.0 634.2 674.1 692.2 717.6 743.7
Graduate 53.2 57.6 61.5 65.2 72.6 75.6 79.1 82.6
First professional 18.7 20.8 22.5 25.0 27.6 29.6 31.4 32.9
 
  Nonresident alien 391.5 416.4 447.7 457.1 455.9 454.4 466.3 465.0
Male 246.3 259.4 273.1 273.4 269.5 264.3 267.2 264.9
Female 145.2 157.0 174.6 183.7 186.4 190.1 199.0 200.1
 
Public 260.0 275.3 299.5 304.3 301.2 297.5 303.8 297.3
Private 131.4 141.0 148.1 152.7 154.7 156.9 162.5 167.7
 
Two-year 67.1 73.5 90.6 91.2 91.4 88.1 92.0 80.7
Four-year 324.3 342.8 357.0 365.9 364.5 366.2 374.3 384.3
 
Undergraduate 218.7 233.6 257.9 268.2 269.4 267.6 275.3 268.2
Graduate 167.3 177.0 183.6 182.0 179.5 179.5 183.3 189.4
First professional 5.4 5.8 6.2 6.9 7.0 7.3 7.6 7.5



1 Beginning 1996 data reflect a new classification of institutions; this classification includes some additional, primarily 2-year, colleges than before and excludes a few institutions that did not award degrees.
2 Non-Hispanic.

Source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, annual. http://nces.ed.gov/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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